Alaska Newspapers on Microfilm, 1866-1998

The Alaska State Library has compiled a guide to the Alaskan newspapers currently available on microfilm.

From this web site you may download the guide and related information as Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader (a free program available from Adobe), you may search the index for newspaper titles, cities of publication, the available microfilm holdings, and more.

Instructions

  1. Make sure your web browser can read Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files.
  2. Click on one of the selections below to download that document.
  3. Use the "Find..." feature in Adobe Acrobat to search the document for keywords, or
  4. Scroll through the document.

Fairbanks Area and Juneau Empire Newspaper Indexes
Searchable database of Juneau and Fairbanks newspapers. Fairbanks area indexing coverage varies within 1901-1975 and Juneau Empire indexing covers 1/20/1990-1/30/1999.

Guide to Alaska Newspapers on Microfilm (.pdf 555k)
Lists cities alphabetically. Under each city, the newspapers published there are listed alphabetically. Lists publication dates, frequency of publication, editors, history, and information on microform holdings for each newspaper.

Newspapers Listed by Title (.pdf 32k)
If you know the title of the newspaper, use this list to find out where it was published.

Chronologies of Alaskan and Regional Newspapers
Shows timelines of newspaper history for principal settlements and regions.

About this guide



Page last updated 10/21/2013

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